I recall seeing a post from a Twitter employee that static profile image urls would be delivered sometime in June 2009. Do we have any updates? Thanks.
On May 21, 6:14 pm, Doug Williams <d...@twitter.com> wrote: > Thanks for your patience guys -- we realize the benefits of predictable > static URLs. It's unfortunately kind of back-burner work but we're getting > to it. As most of you can tell, the image uploading logic needs a lot of > love. > Cheers, > Doug > > -- > > Doug Williams > Twitter Platform Supporthttp://twitter.com/dougw > > > > On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Hi Clint, > > > Thanks for that. I've added myself to the watchlist. I saw a similar > > note from 2007, so was hoping it was already done - but 'a month or > > so' sounds good to me. > > > Tim. > > > On May 21, 10:24 pm, Clint Shryock <cts...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > the API team is in the process of re-engineering this functionality: in > > the > > > future the current profile image will have a static URL.see: > >http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=497#c8 > > > > +Clint > > > > On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Tim Haines <tmhai...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > Hey there, > > > > > I'm caching profile image urls. I'm finding quite a bit of churn, and > > > > have started wondering how I'm going to keep them up to date. > > > > > Is there anyway to predict or determine a profile image url from a > > > > screen name or something? The url's provided all seem to contain part > > > > of the original file name - which of course is impossible to guess. > > > > > If there's not a way to determine them from the screen name, is there > > > > an easy way to get a bulk update of the image urls? > > > > > Cheers, > > > > > Tim.- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text -